National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
May 21, 1968 - June 23, 1968
This slide is part of a collection of 35mm slides encapsulating Robert Houston's full portfolio of images related to the Poor People's Campaign and the antipoverty protest camp on the National Mall. Known as "Resurrection City," the camp lasted for six weeks in the spring of 1968..
This color transparency depicts a woman sitting inside an A frame shelter. Wearing a striped short sleeve shirt over a patterned dress and grey sneakers, she holds an open book on her lap. She is sitting on a cot covered with blankets and personal belongings.